Originally Posted by jinstall
Without going into great details, thats what i said. I have seen enough of both cars and driven enough of both cars to know this first hand. Back in 97 i looked at importing one from Germany while I was there.
Let's make it clear for other forum members. The Escort you're talking about has the Sierra platform. Not
an Escort platform modified to fit the Sierra Drivetrain. The platform was already setup for a longitudinally mounted engine. Also, this isn't a case of vehicle sharing the same platform but having different architecture.